Scheduling Manager


Calgary, AB, CA

Requisition ID: 172705 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Energy Canada District 

Department: Project Controls 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As a Scheduling Manager, you’ll play a key role in the development and maintenance of project schedules utilizing company/district standards and scheduling techniques. This hands-on role will give you the opportunity to directly impact the scheduling capabilities over a broad range of projects in various stages of development. By analyzing and monitoring the project’s critical path, you’ll prepare reports, develop alternative solutions, and drive successful project completion.

District Overview

Kiewit Energy Canada is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  We are a major industrial contractor that work on projects that involve construction of oil & gas facilities such as oilsands processing, including steam–assisted gravity drainage facilities, upgrading & refining, midstream facilities, power & co-generation, terminal projects (ex. LNG, LPG, etc.), and major mine developments.  We also have a Modular Yard facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Our engineering branch is a leading-edge division that offers innovative engineering services for our current projects and new pursuits in Canada.  Our design services group are based in Calgary and Houston offering expertise in process, piping, mechanical, electrical and civil/structural disciplines.  


One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


  • Develop and prepare progress reports for each assigned project
  • Read and interpret construction drawings, job specifications and contracts
  • Identify and report on variations in the schedule in a timely manner
  • Lead project teams through proper setup and maintenance of schedules
  • Evaluate project risk using the Earned Value Management system.
  • Resource and cost load the construction CPM schedule
  • Maintain careful documentation of all schedule submittals so that any requests for time adjustments can be accurately measured 
  • Build manage and maintain fully integrated EPCC schedules from cradle to grave
  • Assist in bid schedule creation per client requirements
  • Lead the development of baseline CPM construction schedules
  • Update schedules periodically and develop what-if schedules
  • Perform or assist with forward looking Time Impact Analysis following contract requirements or industry recommended practices 
  • Lead the development of project schedule narratives
  • Assess impacts to the critical path and near critical path
  • Provide schedule metric analysis
  • Communicates findings to project team
  • Walk and review work on the jobsite
  • Interface with teammates, clients, owners and representatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or engineering preferred. Technical training or related experience will also be considered
  • 10 plus years construction scheduling experience, including 3 years of proven leadership experience directing scheduling functions
  • Proficient in developing and analyzing schedules in Primavera P6
  • Open to change and new information, able to adapt to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Basic legal principles as they relate to scheduling
  • Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Suite and Primavera P6
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
  • PSP, PMP or comparable certification is a benefit
  • Ability to travel and relocate is required  #LI-GH

Working Conditions

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Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    FIELD ROLES ONLY May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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